Nicola Swan

Senior Associate (Litigation and Dispute Resolution)
Chapman Tripp

Nicola has particular expertise in international and New Zealand-based commercial arbitration and litigation, public international law, public law and climate risk.

Recognised by clients as having excellent rapport in developing effective case and advocacy strategy, she has broad experience before international arbitral tribunals and in domestic courts.

Prior to returning to Wellington in 2019, Nicola practised in London for seven years with a major US law firm, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Today, she advises clients across a range of industries including in the energy, oil & gas, utilities, extractive, private equity, professional services, banking and telecommunications sectors.

Nicola is recognised as a Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration for 2020.